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Selected publications of the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

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School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy




Hassan, R. (Ed) (2017)
Indian Myslims: Struggling 
for Equality of Citizenship
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Book Chapters


Lushington, K & Pignata, S 2017, 'Sleep-wake disorders', in N Pelling, L Burton (eds). Abnormal psychology in context: The Australian and New Zealand handbook, Cambridge University Press, UK. 


Bagshaw, D. (2016). ‘Munich, Majors and Mediation’, ch.7, in Macduff I (ed). Essays of Mediation: Dealing with Disputes in the 21st Century, Wolters Kluwer, US, pp.63-79. 

Castelnuovo, G, Pietrabissa, G, Manzoni, GM, Corti, S, Novelli, M, Borrello, M, et al. (2016). 'A Stepped Care mHealth-Based Approach for Promoting Patient Engagement in Chronic Care Management of Obesity with Type 2 Diabetes', Transformative Healthcare Practice through Patient Engagement, IGI Global, US, pp.192-214.

Chonody, J, Teater, B. (2016). 'Constructing gender: feminist gerontology and social work practice', Contemporary feminisms in social work practice, ch.18, pp.263-274.

Rowe, P. (2016). 'We're in this together and we take care of our own: narrative constructions of metal community told by metal youth', Heavy Metal Music and the Communal Experience, Lexington Books, US, pp.79-98.

Rowntree, M. (2016). 'Sexuality, social work and the feminist imaginary', Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, pp.249.

Simpson, S, Richardson, L, Reid, C. (2016). 'Therapeutic alliance in videoconferencing-based psychotherapy, Technology in Mental Health: Applications in Practice', Supervision and Training, Charles C Thomas, US, pp.99-116.

Stallman, HM, Duffy, J. (2016).  'Beyond the curriculum: the well-being of law students within their broader environment', in R Field, J Duffy & C James (eds), Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-being in
Australia and Beyond, Routledge, UK, pp.192-203.

Stallman, HM. (2016). 'Tills, Richard Alfred (1860-1937)', People Australia, Australian National University, Australia.

Wendt, S. (2016). 'Conversations about theory', Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, pp.11.

Wendt, S. (2016). 'Domestic violence and feminism', Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, pp.209.

Wendt, S. (2016). 'Intimate violence and abuse in Australian rural contexts', The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology, pp.171-181.

Refereed Journal Articles


Davis, CR , Hodgson, JM , Woodman, RJ , Bryan, J , Wilson, CJ & Murphy, KJ 2017, 'A Mediterranean diet lowers blood pressure and improves endothelial function: Results from the MedLey randomized intervention trial', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 105, no. 6, pp. 1305-1313.

Davis, CR , Bryan, J , Hodgson, JM , Woodman, RJ & Murphy, KJ 2017, 'A Mediterranean diet reduces F₂-Isoprostanes and triglycerides among older Australian men and women after 6 months', The Journal of Nutrition, vol. 147, no. 7, pp. 1348-1355.

Davis, CR , Hodgson, JM , Bryan, J , Garg, M , Woodman, RJ & Murphy, KJ 2017, 'Older Australians can achieve high adherence to the Mediterranean diet during a 6 month randomised intervention; results from the Medley study', Nutrients, vol. 9.

Garrick, A , Mak, AS , Cathcart, S , Winwood, PC , Bakker, AB & Lushington, K 2017, 'Teachers' priorities for change in Australian schools to support staff well-being', Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, vol. 26, pp. 117-126

Gerace, A , Day, A , Casey, S & Mohr, P 2017, ''I think, you think': understanding the importance of self-reflection to the taking of another person's oerspective', Journal of relationships research.

Graves, TA , Tabri, N , Thompson-Brenner, H , Franko, OR , Simpson, S & Thomas, JC 2017, 'A meta-analysis of the relation between therapeutic alliance and treatment outcome in eating disorders', International Journal of Eating Disorders, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 323-340.

Mingoia, J , Hutchinson, AD & Wilson, CJ 2017, 'Sex differences in the relationship between socio-cultural norms and sunbathing', International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 428-437.

Mingoia, J , Hutchinson, AD , Wilson, C & Gleaves, DH 2017, 'The relationship between social networking site use and the internalization of a thin ideal in females: A meta-analytic review', Frontiers in psychology, vol. 8, no. 1351, pp. 1-10.

Mingoia, J , Hutchinson, AD , Gleaves, DH , Corsini, N & Wilson, CJ 2017, 'Use of social networking sites and associations with skin tone dissatisfaction, sun exposure, and sun protection in a sample of Australian adolescents', Psychology and Health: an international journal, pp. 1-16.

Pietrabissa, G , Sorgente, A , Rossi, A , Simpson, S , Riva, G , Manzoni, GM , Prochaska, JO , Prochaska, JM , Cattivelli, R & Castelnuovo, G 2017, 'Stages of change in obesity and weight management: factorial structure of the Italian version of the University of Rhode Island Change Assessment Scale', Eating and Weight Disorders: studies on anorexia, bulimia and obesity, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 361-367.


Barbour, JA, Howe, P, Buckley, JD, Bryan, J, Coates, AM. (2016) 'Cerebrovascular and cognitive benefits of high-oleic peanut consumption in healthy overweight middle-aged adults', Nutritional Neuroscience pp.1-8.

Basedow, M, Hibbert, P, Hooper, T, Runciman, W, Esterman, A. (2016). 'Australians with osteoarthritis: satisfaction with health care providers and the perceive helpfulness or treatments and information sources', Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, pp.388-394.

Bashir, AA, Stallman, HM. (2016). 'Evaluation of a clozapine decision support tool in a mental health facility', Pharmacy Practice and Research, 46,2, pp.137-138.

Brown, JM, Selth, S, Stretton, AJ, Simpson, S. (2016). 'Do dysfunctional coping modes mediate the relationship between perceived parenting style and disordered eating behaviours?', Journal of eating disorders, 4,27, pp.1-10.

Brunnbauer, L, Simpson, S, Balfour, C. (2016). 'Exploration of Client Profile and Clinical Outcome in a University Psychology Clinic', Australian Psychologist, pp.1-11.

Chantler, L, Lushington, K. (2016). 'The Impact of Coaching on Faking-Good/Under-Reporting on the PAI', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 23,1, pp.29-36.

Chonody, J, Teater, B. (2016). 'Why do I dread looking old?: A test of social identity theory, terror management theory, and the double standard of aging', Journal of Women and Aging: the multidiciplinary quarterly ofpsychosocial practice, theory and research, 28,2, pp.112-126.

Day, AK, Wilson, CJ, Hutchinson, AD, Roberts, R. (2016). 'Australian young adults' tanning behaviour: the role of ideal skin tone and sociocultural norms', Australian Journal of Psychology, pp.1-9.

Fox, KH, Kavanagh, PS, Fielder, A. (2016). 'A comparison of two neonatal withdrawal scales: A retrospective case note audit', Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 22,6, pp.284-291.

Hodge, L, Simpson, SG. (2016). 'Speaking the unspeakable: artistic expression in eating disorder research and Schema Therapy', The Arts in Psychotherapy, pp.1-30.

Knight, A, Bryan, J, Murphy, KJ. (2016). 'The Mediterranean diet and age-related cognitive functioning: a systematic review of study findings and neuropsychological assessment methodology', Nutritional Neuroscience, pp.1-58.

Knight, A, Bryan, J, Wilson, C, Hodgson, J, Davis, CR, Murphy, KJ. (2016. 'The Mediterranean diet and cognitive function among healthy older adults in a 6-month randomised controlled trial: the MedLey study', Nutrients, 8,9, pp.2-17.

Knight, A, Castelnuovo, G, Pietrabissa, G, Manzoni, GM, Simpson, S. (2016). 'Drunkorexia: an empirical investigation among Australian female university students', Australian Psychologistpp. 1-10.

Richards, PAM, Simpson, S , Bastiampillai, T, Pietrabissa, G, Castelnuovo, G. (2016) 'The impact of technology on therapeutic alliance and engagement in psychotherapy: the therapist'sperspective', Clinical Psychologist pp.1-11.

Stallman, HM, Hurst,CP. (2016). 'The University Stress Scale: measuring domains and extent of stress in university students', Australian psychologist, 51,2, pp.128-134.

Stallman, HM, Kavanagh, DJ, Arklay, AR, Bennett-Levy, J. (2016). 'Randomised control trial of a low-intensity cognitive-behaviour therapy intervention to improve mental health in university students', Australian psychologist, 51, pp.145-153.

Stallman, HM, Kavanagh, DJ. (2016). ‘Development of an Internet intervention to promote wellbeing in college students’, Australian Psychologist, pp.1-8.

Stallman, HM, Kohler, MJ, Biggs, SN, Lushington, K, Kennedy, JD. (in press). 'Childhood sleepwalking and its relationship to daytime and sleep related behaviors', Sleep and Hypnosis, pp.1-25. 

Stallman, HM, Kohler, MJ. (2016) 'Prevalence of sleepwalking: a systematic review and meta-analysis', PLoS One, 11, pp.1-20.

Stallman, HM, Kohler, MJ. (2016).  'A systematic review of treatments for sleepwalking: 100 years of case studies', Sleep and Hypnosis, pp.1-24.

Stallman, HM, Ohan, JL. (2016).  'Parenting Style, Parental Adjustment, and Co-Parental Conflict: Differential Predictors of Child Psychosocial Adjustment Following Divorce', Behaviour Change, pp.1-15.

Wilson, CJ, De La Haye, K, Coveney, J, Hughes, DL, Hutchinson, AD, Miller, C, Prichard, I, Ward, P, Koehly, LM. (2016) 'Protocol for a randomized controlled trial testing the impact of feedback on familialrisk of chronic diseases on family-level intentions to participate in preventive lifestyle behaviors', BMC Public Health, 16,16.

Worth, A,  Augoustinos, M, Hastie, B. (2016). 'Playing the gender card: Media representations of Julia Gillard's sexism and misogyny speech', Feminism and Psychology, 26,1, pp.52-72.

Ziaian, T, de Anstiss, H , Antoniou, G, Puvimanasinghe, TD, Baghurst, P. (2016). 'Sociodemographic predictors of health-related quality of life and healthcare service utilisation among young refugees in South Australia', Psychiatry, 6,1, pp.8-19.


Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety


Book Chapters


Dollard, M, Zadow, A, Pignata, S, Bailey, T. (2016). ‘Stress Management’ in Farazmand A (ed.), Global Encyclopaedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, Springer, Australia.

Owen, MS, Bailey, TS, Dollard, MF. (2016). 'Psychosocial Safety Climate as a Multilevel Extension of ERI Theory: Evidence from Australia', Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp.189-217.

Potter, RE, Fattori, A & Dollard, MF. (2016). 'Organizational tools for psychosocial risk management: a critical international review', Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 205-224.

Refereed Journal Articles


Balk, YA , De Jonge, J , Oerlemans, WG & Geurts, SA 2017, 'Testing the triple-match principle among Dutch elite athletes: a day-level study on sport demands, detachment and recovery', Psychology of Sport and Exercise, vol. 33, pp. 7-17.

Figueredo, AJ , Garcia, RA , Menke, JM , Jacobs, WJ , Gladden, PR , Bianchi, J , Patch, EA , Beck, CJ , Kavanagh, PS , Sotomayor-Peterson, M , Jiang, Y & Li, N 2017, 'The K-SF-42: a new short form of the Arizona Life History Battery', Evolutionary psychology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 1-12.

Figueredo, A. J., Jacobs, W. J., Gladden, P. R., Bianchi, J., Patch, E. A., Kavanagh, P. S., . . . Li, N. P. 2017, Intimate Partner Violence, Interpersonal Aggression, and Life History Strategy. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. doi:10.1037/ebs0000101

Hurst, JE & Kavanagh, PS 2017, 'Life history strategies and psychopathology: the faster the life strategies, the more symptoms of psychopathology', Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 1-8

Jamieson, SD & Tuckey, MR 2017, 'Mindfulness interventions in the workplace: A critique of the current state of the literature', Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 180-193.

Mcbain, RMJ, Cropley, DH & Kavanagh, PS 2017, 'The Devil made me do it: press and personality in malevolent creativity', International journal of creativity and problem solving, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 21-44.

McLinton, SS & van der Linden, M 2017, 'Psychosocial factors impacting workplace injury rehabilitation: evaluation of a concise screening tool', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, pp. 1-9.

Owen, MS , Kavanagh, PS & Dollard, MF 2017, 'An integrated model of work-study conflict and work-study facilitation', Journal of Career Development, pp. 1-14.

Savelsberg, HJ , Pignata, S & Weckert, PJ 2017, 'Second chance education: barriers, supports and engagement strategies', Australian Journal of Adult Learning, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 36-57.

Tuckey, MR , Boyd, CM , Winefield, HR , Bohm, AC , Winefield, AH , Lindsay, A & Black, Q 2017, 'Understanding stress in retail work: considering different types of job demands and diverse applications of job resources', International Journal of Stress Management, pp. 1-24.

Webb, SN , Chonody, J & Kavanagh, PS 2017, ''If you don't like gay marriage, don't get one!': A qualitative analysis of attitudes toward same-sex marriage in South Australia', Journal of GLBT Family Studies, pp. 1-21.

Webb, SN , Chonody, J & Kavanagh, PS 2017, 'Attitudes toward same-sex parenting: an effect of gender', Journal of Homosexuality, pp. 1-13.

Winefield, AH , Delfabbro, PH , Winefield, HR , Duong, D & Malvaso, CG 2017, 'The psychological effects of unemployment and unsatisfactory employment on young adults: Findings from a 10-year longitudinal study',The Journal of Genetic Psychology, vol. 178, no. 4, pp. 246-251.

Wongtongkam, N , Ward, PR , Day, A & Winefield, AH 2017, 'Exploring the relationship between victims and witnesses of aggression and anger expression in Thai adolescents', Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Yulita, Y , Dollard, MF & Idris, MA 2017, 'Climate congruence: how espoused psychosocial safety climate and enacted managerial support affect emotional exhaustion and work engagement', Safety Science, vol. 96, pp. 132-142.


Dal Grande, E, Chittleborough, CR, Campostrini, S, Dollard, M, Taylor, AW. (2016). 'Pre-survey text messages (SMS) improve participation rate in an Australian mobile telephone survey: An experimental study', PLoS One, 11, 2.

Deflabbro, P, Winefield, H, Winefield, A, Malvaso, C, Plueckhahn, T. (2016). 'Factors associated with attrition in a 10-year longitudinal study of young people: Implications for studies of employment in school-leavers', Australian Psychologist, pp.1-11.

Delfabbro, P, Winefield, H, Winefield, A, Hammarström, A. (2016). 'Mid-adolescent predictors of adult drinking levels in early adulthood and gender differences: Longitudinal analyses based on the South Australian School Leavers Study', Journal of Addiction, pp.1-26.

Delfabbro, PH, Malvaso, CG, Winefield, AH, Winefield, HR. (2016). 'Socio-demographic, health and psychological correlates of suicidality severity in Australian adolescents', Australian Journal of Psychology, pp.1-9.

Hurst, J, Kavanagh, PS. (2016). 'Life history strategies and psychopathology: the faster the life strategies, the more symptoms of psychopathology', Evolution and Human Behavior, pp.1-8.

Kwan, SSM, Tuckey, MR, Dollard, MF. (2016). 'The role of the psychosocial safety climate in coping with workplace bullying: A grounded theory and sequential tree analysis', European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 25,1, pp.133-148.

Loerbroks, A, Cho, SI, Dollard, MF, Zou, J, Fischer, JE, Jiang, Y, Li, J. (2016). ‘Associations between work stress and suicidal ideation: Individual-participant data from six cross-sectional studies’, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 90, pp.62-69.

McTernan, WP, Dollard, MF, Tuckey, MR, Vandenberg, RJ. (2016). 'Enhanced co-worker social support in isolated work groups and its mitigating role on the work-family conflict-depression loss spiral', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 4, pp.1-13.

Niks, I, de Jonge, J, Gevers J, Houtman, I. (2016). ‘Divergent Effects of Detachment from Work: A Day-Level Study on Employee Creativity’, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, pp.1-12.

O'Keeffe, VJ. (2016). 'Saying and doing: CALD workers' experience of communicating safety in aged care', Safety science, 84, pp.131-139.

Pignata, S, Boyd, CM, Gillespie, N, Provis, C, Winefield, AH. (2016). 'Awareness of stress-reduction interventions: The impact on employees' well-being and organizational attitudes', Stress and Health, 32,3, pp.231-243.

Pignata, S, Winefield, AH, Provis, C, Boyd, CM. (2016). ‘A Longitudinal Study of the Predictors of Perceived Procedural Justice in Australia University Staff’, Frontiers in Psychology, 7,1271, pp.1-14.

Pignata, S, Winefield, AH, Provis, C, Boyd, CM. (2016). ‘Awareness of Stress-Reduction Interventions on Work Attitudes: The Impact of Tenure and Staff Group in Australian Universities’, Frontiers in Psychology, 7,1225, pp.1-13.

Shimazu, A, Matsudaira, K, De Jonge, J, Tosaka, N, Watanabe, K, Takahashi, M. (2016). 'Psychological detachment from work during nonwork time: linear or curvilinear relations with mental health and work engagement?', Industrial Health, 54,3, pp.282-292).

Tuckey, MR, Boyd, CM, Winefield, HR, Bohm, A, Winefield, AH, Lindsay, A, Black, Q. (2016). 'Understanding Stress in Retail Work: Considering Different Types of Job Demands and Diverse Applications of Job Resources', International Journal of Stress Management.

Willemse, B, De Jonge, J, Smit, D, Dasselaar, W, Depla, MFIA, Pot, AM. (2016). 'Is an unhealthy work environment in nursing home care for people with dementia associated with the prescription of psychotropic drugs and physical restraints?', International Psychogeriatrics, 28, 6, pp.983-994.

Wilson, AL, Greenacre, L, Pignata, S, Winefield, A. (2016). 'Challenging the notion of the transition year: The experiences of rural and urban tertiary students', International Journal of Educational Research, 79, pp.21-30.

Zadow, AJ, Dollard, MF, McLinton, SS, Lawrence, P, Tuckey, MR. (2016). 'Psychosocial safety climate, emotional exhaustion, and work injuries in healthcare workplaces', Stress and Health.

Refereed Conference Papers


Winefield, A, Delfabbro, P, Winefield, HR. (2016). ‘Demographic predictors of employment status and job satisfaction in school leavers’, 2016 Australian Psychological Society Congress, The British Psychological Society, pp.183-190.


Behaviour - Brain - Body Research Centre


Book Chapters


Lushington, K & Pignata, S 2017, 'Sleep-wake disorders' in N Pelling & L Burton (eds), Abnormal psychology in context: The Australian and New Zealand handbook, Cambridge University Press, UK.

Refereed Journal Articles


Agostini, AL , Carskadon, MA , Dorrian, J , Coussens, SW & Short, MA 2017, 'An experimental study of adolescent sleep restriction during a simulated school week: changes in phase, sleep staging, performance and sleepiness', Journal of Sleep Research, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 227-235.

Cameron, K , Williamson, P , Short, MA & Gradisar, M 2017, 'Validation of the Flinders Fatigue Scale as a measure of daytime fatigue', Sleep Medicine, vol. 30, pp. 105-112.

Chatburn, AJ , Kohler, MJ , Payne, JD & Drummond, SP 2017, 'The effects of sleep restriction and sleep deprivation in producing false memories', Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, vol. 137, pp. 107-113.

Cvirn, MA , Dorrian, J , Smith, BP , Jay, SM , Vincent, GE & Ferguson, SA 2017, 'The sleep architecture of Australian volunteer firefighters during a multi-day simulated wildfire suppression: impact of sleep restriction and temperature', Accident Analysis and Prevention, pp. 389-394.

Davis, DH , Muniz-Terrera, G , Keage, H , Stephan, BC , Fleming, J , Ince, PG , Matthews, FE , Cunningham, C , Ely, EW , MacLullich, AM & Brayne, C 2017, 'Association of delirium with cognitive decline in late life: a neuropathologic study of 3 population-based cohort studies', JAMA psychiatry, vol. 74, no. 3, pp. 244-251.

Dorrian, J , Grant, CL & Banks, S 2017, 'An industry case study of 'stand-up' and 'sleepover' night shifts in disability support: residential support worker perspectives', Applied Ergonomics, vol. 58, pp. 110-118.

Dorrian, J , Heath, G , Sargent, C , Banks, S & Coates, AM 2017, 'Alcohol use in shiftworkers', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 99, pp. 395-400.

Dorrian, J , McLean, B , Banks, S & Loetscher, T 2017, 'Morningness/eveningness and the synchrony effect for spatial attention', Accident Analysis and Prevention, pp. 401-405.

Dumalaon-Canaria, J , Prichard, I , Hutchinson, AD & Wilson, CJ 2017, 'Fear of cancer recurrence and psychological well-being in women with breast cancer: the role of causal cancer attributions and optimism',European Journal of Cancer Care, pp. 1-12.

Grant, CL , Coates, AM , Banks, S , Dorrian, J , Kennaway, DJ , Wittert, GA , Heilbronn, LK , Pajcin, M , Della Vedova, CB & Gupta, CC 2017, 'Timing of food intake during simulated night shift impacts glucose metabolism: A controlled study', Chronobiology International: the journal of biological and medical rhythm research, pp. 1-11.

Gupta, CC, Dorrian, J , Grant, CL , Pajcin, M , Coates, AM , Kennaway, DJ , Wittert, GA , Heilbronn, LK , Della Vedova, CB & Banks, S 2017, 'It's not just what you eat but when: the impact of eating a meal during simulated shift work on driving performance', Chronobiology International: the journal of biological and medical rhythm research, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 66-77.

Hilditch, CJ , Dorrian, J , Centofanti, SA & Van Dongen, HP 2017, 'Sleep inertia associated with a 10-min nap before the commute home following a night shift: A laboratory simulation study', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 99, pp. 411-415.

Hilditch, CJ, Dorrian, J & Banks, S 2017, 'A review of short naps and sleep inertia: do naps of 30 min or less really avoid sleep inertia and slow-wave sleep?', Sleep Medicine, vol. 32, pp. 176-190.

Hutchinson, AD , Charters, MH, Prichard, I , Fletcher, C & Wilson, C 2017, 'Understanding maternal dietary choices during pregnancy: the role of social norms and mindful eating', Appetite, vol. 112, pp. 227-234.

Kohler, MJ , Rawlings, M , Kaeding, A , Banks, S & Immink, MA 2017, 'Meditation is effective in reducing sleepiness and improving sustained attention following acute sleep restriction', Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 210-218.

Lavrencic, LM , Churches, OF & Keage, H 2017, 'Cognitive reserve is not associated with improved performance in all cognitive domains', Applied neuropsychology: adult, pp. 1-13.

Matthews, RW , Ferguson, SA , Sargent, C , Zhou, X , Kosmadopoulos, A & Roach, GD 2017, 'Using interstimulus interval to maximise sensitivity of the Psychomotor Vigilance Test to fatigue', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 99, pp. 406-410.

Miller, MB , van Reen, E , Barker, DH , Roane, BM , Borsari, B , McGeary, JE , Seifer, R & Carskadon, MA 2017, 'The impact of sleep and psychiatric symptoms on alcohol consequences among young adults', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 66, pp. 138-144.

Pajcin, M , Banks, S , White, JM , Dorrian, J , Paech, GM , Grant, CL , Johnson, K , Tooley, K , Fidock, J , Kamimori, GH & Della Vedova, CB 2017, 'Decreased salivary alpha-amylase levels are associated with performance deficits during sleep loss', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 78, pp. 131-141.

Ramanathan, S , Hibbert, PD , Maher, CG , Day, RO , Hindmarsh, DM , Hooper, TD , Hannaford, NA & Runciman, WB 2017, 'Care track: towards appropriate care for low back pain', Spine, pp. 1-23.

Saletin, JM , Coon, WG & Carskadon, MA 2017, 'Stage 2 seep EEG sigma activity and motor learning in childhood ADHD: a pilot study', Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, pp. 188-197.

Stallman, HM & Bari, A 2017, 'A biopsychosocial model of violence when sleepwalking: review and reconceptualisation', British Journal of Psychiatry Open, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 96-101.

Stallman, HM & Kavanagh, DJ 2017, 'Development of an internet intervention to promote wellbeing in college students', Australian Psychologist, pp. 1-8.

Stallman, HM & Kohler, MJ 2017, 'A systematic review of treatments for sleepwalking: 100 years of case studies', Sleep and Hypnosis, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 21-29.

Stallman, HM , Kohler, MJ & White, JM 2017, 'Medication induced sleepwalking: a systematic review', Sleep Medicine Reviews, pp. 1-9.

Stallman, HM , Kohler, MJ , Biggs, SN , Lushington, K & Kennedy, D 2017, 'Childhood sleepwalking and its relationship to daytime and sleep related behaviors', Sleep and Hypnosis, pp. 1-24.

Stallman, HM , Ohan, JL & Chiera, BA 2017, 'The role of social support, being present and self-kindness in university student psychological distress', Australian Psychologist, pp. 1-8.

Stallman, HM , Ohan, JL & Chiera, BA 2017, 'The role of social support, being present and self-kindness in university student well-being', British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, pp. 1-11.

Wade, AT , Dyer, KA , Hodgson, JM , Davis, CR , Woodman, RJ , Keage, H & Murphy, KJ 2017, 'A Mediterranean diet to improve cardiovascular and cognitive health: protocol for a randomised controlled intervention study', Nutrients, vol. 9, pp. 1-29.

Waters, K , Chawla, J , Harris, M , Dakin, C , Heussler, H , Black, R , Cheng, G , Burns, H , Kennedy, JD & Lushington, K 2017, 'Rationale for and design of the "POSTA" study: evaluation of neurocognitive outcomes after immediate adenotonsillectomy compared to watchful waiting in preschool children', BMC Pediatrics, vol. 17, pp. 1-7.

Watling, JL, Pawlik, BR , Scott, KP, Booth, SA & Short, MA 2017, 'Sleep loss and affective functioning: more than just mood', Behavioral Sleep Medicine, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 394-409.

Watson, EJ , Banks, S , Coates, AM & Kohler, MJ 2017, 'The relationship between caffeine, sleep, and behavior in children', The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 533-543.

Watson, EK, Kohler, MJ , Banks, S & Coates, AM 2017, 'Validation and reproducibility of an Australian caffeine food frequency questionnaire', International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, vol. 68, no. 5, pp. 617-626



Badcock, NA, Spooner, R, Hofmann, J, Flitton, AJ, Elliott, S, Kurylowicz, L, Lavrencic, LM, Payne, HM, Holt, GK, Holden, A, Churches, OF, Kohler, MJ, Keage, HAD. (2016).  'What Box: a task for assessing language lateralisation in young children', PeerJ Preprints, pp.1-42.

Baumeister, J, Dorrian, J, Banks, S, Chatburn, AJ, Smith, RT, Carskadon, MA, Lushington, K, Thomas, BH. (2016).  'Augmented reality as a countermeasure for sleep deprivation', IEEE Transactions on Visualization and computer graphics, 22,4, pp.1396-1405.

Camfferman, D, Short, MA, Kennedy, J, Gold, M, Kohler, MJ, Lushington, K. (2016). 'Thermoregulation, scratch, itch and sleep deficits in children with eczema', Sleep Medicine, 25, pp.145-150.

Centofanti, SA, Hilditch, CJ, Dorrian, J, Banks, S. (2016).  'The impact of short night-time naps on performance, sleepiness and mood during a simulated night shift', Chronobiology International: the journal of biological and medical rhythm research, pp.1-10.

Churches, O, Loetscher, R, Thomas, NA, Nicholls, MER. (2016). 'Perceptual biases in the horizontal and vertical dimensions are driven by separate cognitive mechanisms', The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, pp.1-18.

Crowley, SJ, Suh, C, Molina, TA , Fogg, LF , Sharkey, KM, Carskadon, MA. (2016). 'Estimating the dim light melatonin onset of adolescents within a 6-h sampling window: the impact of sampling rate and threshold method', Sleep Medicine, 20, pp.59-66.

Dorrian, J, McLean, B, Banks, S, Loetscher, T. (2016). 'Morningness / eveningness and the synchrony effect for spatial attention', Accident Analysis & Prevention.

Feuerriegel, D. (2016). 'Selecting appropriate designs and comparison conditions in repetition paradigms', Cortex, 80, pp.196-205.

Gruber, R, Anders, TF, Beebe, D, Bruni, O, Buckhalt, JA, Carskadon, MA, Cote, K, Crabtree, VM, El-Sheikh, M, Gozal, D, Ivanenko, A, Mindell, JA, Owens, J, Redline, S, Shatkin, JP, Weiss, S, Wise, MS. (2016). 'A call for action regarding translational research in pediatric sleep', Sleep Health, 2, pp.88-89.

Harrison, SL, Tang, EYH, Keage, HAD, Taylor, JP, Allan, L, Robinson, L, Jagger, C, Rockwood K, Stephan, BCM. (2016). 'A Systematic Review of the Definitions of Vascular Cognitive Impairment, No Dementia in Cohort Studies', Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 42,1-2, pp.69-79.

Hart, CN, Hawley, N, Davey, AK, Carskadon, MA, Raynor, H, Jelalian, E, Owens, J, Considine, R, Wing, R. (2016).'Effect of experimental change in children's sleep duration on television viewingand physical activity', Pediatric Obesitypp. pp.1-6.

Hilditch, CJ, Centofanti, SA, Dorrian, J, Banks, S. (2016).  'A 30-minute, but not a 10-minute nighttime nap is associated with sleep inertia', Sleep, 39,3, pp.675-684.

Hilditch, CJ, Short, M, Van Dongen, HPA, Centofanti, SA, Dorrian, J, Kohler, M, Banks, S. (2016). 'Sleep inertia during a simulated 6-h on/6-h off fixed split duty schedule', Chronobiology International, pp. 1-12.

Jay, SM, Smith, BP, Windler, S, Dorrian, J, Ferguson, S. (2016). 'Does suspected sleep disordered breathing impact on the sleep and performance of firefighting volunteers during a simulated fire ground campaign?', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13,2, pp.1-11.

Keage, H, Smith, AE, Loetscher, T, Psaltis, P. (2016). 'Cognitive outcomes of cardiovascular surgical procedures in the old: an important but neglected area', Heart Lung and Circulation, 25,12, pp.1148-1153.

Keage, HAD, Muniz, G, Kurylowicz, L, Van Hooff, M, Clark, L, Searle, AK, Sawyer, M, Baghurst, P, McFarlane, A. (2016). 'Age 7 intelligence and paternal education appear best predictors of educational attainment: the Port Pirie Cohort Study', Australian Journal of Psychology, 68, pp.61-9.

Killington, C, Barr, C, Loetscher, T, Bradnam, LV. (2016). 'Variation in left posterior parietal-motor cortex interhemispheric facilitation following right parietal continuous theta-burst stimulation in healthy adults', Neuroscience, 330, pp.229-235.

Lavrencic, LM, Kurylowicz, L, Valenzuela, MJ, Churches, OF, Keage, HAD. (2016). 'Social cognition is not associated with cognitive reserve in older adults', Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 23, pp.61-77.

Orzech, KM, Grandner, MA, Roane, BM, Carskadon, MA. (2016). 'Digital media use in the 2h before bedtime is associated with sleep variables in university students', Computers in human behavior, 55, pp.43-50.

Paech, GM, Banks, S, Pajcin, M, Grant, CL, Johnson, K, Kamimori, GH, Della Vedova, CB. (2016). 'Caffeine administration at night during extended wakefulness effectively mitigates performance impairment but not subjective assessments of fatigue and sleepiness', Pharmacology biochemistry and behavior, 145, pp.27-32.

Paech, GM, Della Vedova, CB, Pajcin, M, Grant, C, Kamimori, G, Banks, S. (2016) 'Caffeine has minimal effects on daytime recovery sleep following severe sleep deprivation', Sleep and Biological Rhythm, 14,2, pp.149-156.

Short, MA, Centofanti, SA, Hilditch, CJ, Banks, S, Lushington, K, Dorrian, J. (2016). 'The effect of split sleep schedules (6h-on/6h-off) on neurobehavioural performance, sleep and sleepiness', Applied ergonomics, 54, pp.72-82.

Spooner, R, Lushington, K, Keage, HAD, Blunden, S, Kennedy, JD, Schembri, M, Wabnitz, D, Martin, AJ, Kohler, MJ. (2016). 'Cognition, temperament, and cerebral blood flow velocity in toddlers and preschool children with sleep-disordered breathing or behavioral insomnia of childhood', Sleep Medicine, 21, pp.77-85.

Stallman, HM, Kohler, M, Wilson, A, Biggs, S, Dollman, J, Martin, J, Lushington, K. (2016). ‘Self-reported sleepwalking in australian senior secondary school students’, Sleep Medicine.

Watson, EJ, Coates, AM, Kohler, MJ, Banks, S. (2016) 'Caffeine consumption and sleep quality in Australian adults', Nutrients, 8, pp.1-10.

Wilson, AN, Olds, TS, Lushington, K, Petkov, J, Dollman, J. (2016). 'The impact of 10-minute activity breaks outside the classroom on male students' on-task behaviour and sustained attention: a randomised crossover design', Acta Paediatrica: International Journal of Paediatrics, 105,4, pp.81-188.


Centre for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience


Book Chapters


Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, ID, Petra, BS. (2016). 'Towards a Neurobiology of Information Structure', in Féry C & Ishihara S (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure, Oxford University Press, UK, pp.581-598.

Refereed Journal Articles


Alday, PM , Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, ID & Schlesewsky, M 2017, 'Commentary on Sanborn and Chater: posterior modes are attractor basins', Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 21, pp. 491-492.

Brilmayer, I , Sassenhagen, J , Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, ID & Schlesewsky, M 2017, 'Domain-general neural correlates of dependency formation: Using complex tones to simulate language', Cortex, vol. 93, pp. 50-67.

Chan, RW , Immink, MA & Lushington, K 2017, 'The influence of focused-attention meditation states on the cognitive control of sequence learning', Consciousness and Cognition, vol. 55, pp. 11-25.

Kandylaki, KD , Henrich, K , Nagels, A , Kircher, T , Domahs, U , Schlesewsky, M , Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, ID & Wiese, R 2017, 'Where is the beat? The neural correlates of lexical stress and rhythmical well formedness in auditory story comprehension', Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 1119-1131.

Wiese, R , Orzechowska, P , Alday, PM & Ulbrich, C 2017, 'Structural principles or frequency of use? an ERP experiment on the learnability of consonant clusters', Frontiers in psychology, vol. 7, no. 2005, pp. 1-15.


Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, ID, Alday, PM, Schlesewsky, M. (2016). 'A modality-independent, neurobiological grounding for the combinatory capacity of the language-ready brain. Comment on "Towards a computational comparative neuroprimatology: framing the language-ready brain" by Michael A. Arbib', Physics of Life Reviews, 16, pp.55-57.

Dröge, A, Fleischer, J, Schlesewsky, M, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, ID. (2016). 'Neural mechanisms of sentence comprehension based on predictive processes and decision certainty: Electrophysiological evidence from non-canonical linearizations in a flexible word order language', Brain Research, 1633, pp.149-166.

Kandylaki, KD, Nagels, A, Tune, S, Kircher, T, Wiese, R, Schlesewsky, M, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2016). ‘Predicting "when" in discourse engages the human dorsal auditory stream: an fMRI study using naturalistic stories’.

Sassenhagen, J, Alday, PM. (2016). ‘A common misapplication of statistical inference: Nuisance control with null-hypothesis significance tests’, Brain & Language, 162, pp.42-45.

Tune, S, Schlesewsky, M, Nagels, A, Small, SL, Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2016). 'Sentence understanding depends on contextual use of semantic and real world knowledge', NeuroImage, 136, pp.10-25.

Ulbrich, C, Alday, PM, Knaus, J, Orzechowska, P, Wiese, R. (2016). 'The role of phonotactic principles in language processing', Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 31,5, pp.1-21.

Refereed Conference Papers


Alday, PM. (2016). 'Towards a rigorous motivation For Zipf's Law', in S Roberts et al (eds), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference, EVOLANG, pp.22-30.


Centre for Social Change




Guerin, B. (2017). How to Rethink
Mental Illness: A Human Context
Behind Labels  >Read more

Zufferey, C & Yu, N. (Ed) (2017)
Faces of Homelessness in the
Asia Pacific
>Read more


Garnham, B. (2016)
A new ethic of 'older'
Subjectivity, Surgery and
> Read more

Bryant, L & George, J. (2016)
Water and Rural Communities,
Local Politics, Meaning and Place.
>Read more

Guerin, B. (2016)
How to Rethink Human
Behavior: A practical
guide to social
contextual analysis.
>Read more

Wendt, S. & Moulding, N. (2016)
Contemporary Feminisms in
Social Work Practice.
>Read more

Moulding, N. (2016).
Gendered Violence, Abuse
and Mental Health in Everyday
Lives: Beyond Trauma. 
>Read more

Book Chapters


Anderson, HG & Masocha, S 2017, 'Learning to love our voice: valuing process product in the analysis of participatory radio for young refugees' in J Budarick & G Han (eds), Minorities and media, Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom, pp. 85-103.

Livolts, M & Bryant, L 2017, 'Glocal terrains for farmer distress and suicide' in M Livolts & L Bryant (eds), Social work in a glocalised world, Routledge, UK, pp. 26-41.

Masocha, S 2017, 'Globalisation and glocalised responses to asylum seekers: a comparative analysis of Australia and the United Kingdom' in M Livholts and L Bryant (eds), Social work in a glocalised world, Routledge, UK, pp. 59-70.

Masocha, S & Robinson, K 2017, 'Mental health risk, political conflict and asylum: a human rights and social justice issue', Beyond the risk paradigm in mental health policy and practice, Palgrave, UK, pp. 155-173.

Tedmanson, DJ & Evans, M 2017, 'Challenging leadership in discourses of Indigenous entrepreneurship in Australia' in C Essers, P Dey, D Tedmanson & K Verduyn (eds), Critical perspectives on entrepreneurship: challenging dominant discourses, Routledge, UK, pp. 91-107.

Yu, N & Alcid, ML 2017, 'Protecting the rights of overseas Filipino workers: Social work beyond national borders', Social work in a glocalised world, Routledge, US, pp. 186-199.


Bryant, L. (2016). 'Repositioning social work research in feminist epistemology, research and praxis', in S Wendt & N Moulding (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, Routledge, New York, pp.82.

Buchanan, F. (2016). 'Child wellbeing, mothering and protection', in S Wendt & N Moulding (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, Routledge, New York, pp.196.

Buchanan, FK, Jamieson, L. (2016). 'Rape and sexual assault: using an intersectional feminist lens', in S Wendt & N Moulding (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, Routledge, New York, pp.220-237.

King, S, Tedmanson, DJ. (2016). 'Feminism and the delivery of human services', in N Moulding & S Wendt (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, Routledge, New York, pp.70-81.

Moulding, N. (2016). 'Putting Gender in the Frame', in N Moulding & S Wendt (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, Routledge, New York, pp.181.

Tedmanson, D. (2016). 'Enterprising Social Work: Social Enterprise action research with remote indigenous communities in Australia', in S Hessle (eds), Environmental Change and Sustainable Social Development: Social Work-Social Development, 2, Routledge, New York, pp.116.

Tedmanson, DJ, Essers, C. (2016). 'Challenging constructions of entrepreneurial identities', in H Landstrom et al. (eds), Challenging Entrepreneurship Research, Routledge, UK, pp. 210-233.

Tedmanson, DJ, Fejo-King, C. (2016). 'Talking up and listening well: dismantling whiteness and building reflexivity', in N Moulding & S Wendt (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work, Routledge, UK, pp.149-165.

Zufferey, C. (2016) 'Homelessness and intersectional feminist practice', in S Wendt & N Moulding (eds), Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice, Routledge, New York, pp.238-248.

Zufferey, C. (2016). 'Gender and Homelessness', in N Naples et al. (eds), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, John Wiley and Sons, US, pp.1-8.

Zufferey, C. (2016). 'Homelessness in western cities', Social Work and the City, Palgrave MacMillan, London, pp.97-120.

Refereed Journal Articles


Anderson, HG & Masocha, S 2017, 'Bottom-up and inside-out: using participatory methodology to measure the social impact of a radio engagement project with young people of refugee experience', Communication research and practice, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-73.

Bryant, L & Garnham, BE 2017, 'Bounded choices: the problematisation of longterm care for people ageing with an intellectual disability in rural communities', Journal of Rural Studies, vol. 51, pp. 259-266.

Bryant, L , Garnham, BE , Tedmanson, DJ & Diamandi, S 2017, 'Tele-social work and mental health in rural and remote communities in Australia', International Social Work, pp. 1-13.

Buchanan, FK & Wendt, SC 2017, 'Opening doors: women's participation in feminist studies about domestic violence', Qualitative Social Work: research and practice, pp. 1-16.

Cayetano-Penman, MJ & Goel, K 2017, 'Coping and resilience of rural and regional Australian immigrants: imperatives for successful settlement', Rural Society: the journal of research into rural and regional social issues in Australia, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 178-193.

Garnham, BE & Bryant, L 2017, 'Epistemological erasure: the subject of abuse in the problematization of 'elder abuse'', Journal of Aging Studies, vol. 41, pp. 52-59.

Guerin, B & de Oliveira, OM 2017, 'Analyzing domestic violence behaviors in their contexts: violence as a continuation of social strategies by other means', Behavior and Social Issues, vol. 26, pp. 5-26.

Guerin, B 2017, 'Deconstructing psychological therapies as activities in context: What are the goals and what do therapists actually do?', Revista Perspectivas em Análise do Comportamento, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 97-119.

Mignone, S , Zufferey, C & de Anstiss, H 2017, 'Family experiences of caring for relatives who have received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)', Australian Social Work, pp. 1-12.

Moulding, NT 2017, 'Damned if you do, damned if you don't: conflicted femininities in women's narratives of childhood emotional abuse', Affilia: journal of women and social work, vol. 32, pp. 308-326.

Robinson, K & Masocha, S 2017, 'Divergent practices in statutory and voluntary-sector settings? : Social work with asylum seekers', The British Journal of Social Work, pp. 1-17.

Rowe, P 2017, 'Global metal in local contexts: questions of class and the structuring of early heavy metal identity formations', Metal music studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 113-133.

Rowntree, MR & Zufferey, C 2017, 'Lesbians' embodied and imagined homes: 'it's an internal journey'', Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society, pp. 1-16.

Verduyn, K , Dey, P & Tedmanson, DJ 2017, 'A critical understanding of entrepreneurship', Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 37-45.

Yu, N 2017, 'Client access to case records in Australian social work', International Social Work, pp. 1-14.


Chonody, J, Kavanagh, PS, Woodford, M. (2016). 'Does closeness to someone who is gay, lesbian, or bisexual influence etiology beliefs about homosexuality?', Journal of Homosexuality, pp.1-23.

Guerin, B. (2016). 'Arthur F. Bentley's early writings: His relevance to behavior analysis, contemporary psychology and the social sciences', Revista Perspectivas em Análise do Comportamento, 7,1, pp.1-35.

Leugi, G, Guerin, B. (2016). 'To spark a social revolution behavior analysts must embrace community-based knowledge', Revista Brasileira de Terapia Comportamental e Cognitiva, 18, pp.73-83.

Masocha, S. (2016). ‘A ‘Turn to Language’ as a Response to the Shifting Contours of Racist Discourse’, Practice Social Work in Action, pp.1-19. 

Moulding, NT. (2016). 'Gendered intersubjectivities in narratives of recovery from an eating disorder', Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, 31,1, pp.70-83.

Robinson, K, Masocha, S. (2016). ‘Divergent Practices in Statutory and Voluntary-Sector Settings? Social Work with Asylum Seekers’, British Journal of Social Work Advance Access, pp.1-17.

Rowe, P. (2016). ‘Becoming metal: narrative reflections on the early formation and embodiment of heavy metal identities’, Journal of Youth Studies, pp.1-19. 

Yu, N, Moulding, N, Buchanan, F, Hand, T. (2016). 'How good is good enough? Exploring social workers’ conceptions of preparedness for practice', Social Work Education, 35,4, pp.1-16.

Zufferey, C, Chung, D, Franzway, SM, Wendt, SC, Moulding, NT. (2016). 'Intimate partner violence and housing: eroding women's citizenship', Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, 1,1, pp.1-16.


Conservation Psychology and Applied Animal Behaviour Research Group


Refereed Journal Articles


Mellish, S, Pearson, EL, Sanders, B, Litchfield, CA. (2016) 'Marine wildlife entanglement and the Seal the Loop initiative: A comparison of two free-choice learning approaches on visitor knowledge, attitudes and conservation behaviour', International Zoo Yearbook, 50,1, pp.129-154.

Pearson, EL, Tindle, HM, Ferguson, MS, Ryan, JC, Litchfield, CA. (2016). 'Can we tweet, post, and share our way to a more sustainable society? A review of the current contributions and future potential#socialmediaforsustainability', Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 41, pp.363-397.

Areas of study and research

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